An outline of the Madonie Mountains (northern Sicily): a center of diversity for Pleurotus species

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Abstract

The territory of the Madonie Mountains is considered as a biodiversity hot-spot in the Mediterranean Basin. Since long ago distinguished botanists who have studied the vegetation of this particular territory were fascinated by the high level of species diversity. In this chapter, an overview of the geographical, geological, soil, climatic and vegetation features of the area is provided. Madonie territory is an important center of diversity for fungi and in particular for species belonging to the genus Pleurotus growing on roots of plants of the family Apiaceae.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospitePleurotus nebrodensis, a very special mushroom
Pagine63-74
Numero di pagine0
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2013

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    Saitta, A., & Venturella, G. (2013). An outline of the Madonie Mountains (northern Sicily): a center of diversity for Pleurotus species. In Pleurotus nebrodensis, a very special mushroom (pagg. 63-74). (Bentham eBooks).